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The US government issues an emergency order to the agencies to fix critical Windows errors

The US Department of Homeland Security gives federal agencies until midnight Tuesday to resolve a critical Windows vulnerability that could make it easy for attackers to become omnipotent administrators with a free hand to create accounts and infect an entire network with malware and carry out similarly disastrous actions. Zerologon, as researchers have called the vulnerability, allows malicious hackers to …

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Tip: Install Windows 10 Version 20H2 now

After Microsoft finishes Windows 10 version 20H2, you can easily install it before it’s general release to the public. For the most part, this is unproblematic: Windows 10 Version 20H2 is a minor upgrade compared to its predecessor without any significant new features. If you already have this version of Windows installed, you can complete this entire process in less …

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Microsoft offers Windows 10 October Update

19th September 2020 report Photo credit: Pixabay / CC0 Public Domain They say big things come in small packages. When Microsoft releases its second semi-annual Windows 10 update next month, it will mostly be small things in one big package. That’s not to say that users won’t be satisfied with an extended launch window, pre-installed browser, and various nips and …

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Homeland Security issues a rare emergency alert about a “critical” Windows bug – TechCrunch

Homeland Security’s cybersecurity advisory unit has issued a rare emergency alert to government departments after recently announcing a “critical” rating vulnerability in Microsoft server versions Windows. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, better known as CISA, issued a warning late Friday calling on all federal departments and agencies to “immediately” open Windows servers susceptible to the so-called Zerologon attack by …

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The new Windows exploit allows you to become an administrator immediately. Did you patch

Researchers have developed and published a proof-of-concept exploit for a recently patched Windows vulnerability that gives access to a company’s crown jewels – Active Directory domain controllers, which act as a powerful gatekeeper for all networked computers. CVE-2020-1472 has a Critical Severity Level from Microsoft for tracking the vulnerability and a maximum of 10 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System. …

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Portland Police declare riot after protesters broke windows and entered town hall

Portland Police rioted late Tuesday night after protesters broke windows and sprayed graffiti in downtown City Hall. Some protesters also went to town hall in Portland, according to KATU-TV. Officials made multiple arrests on the ninetieth straight night of protests against racial injustice in the city of Oregon. Police rioted Monday night as protesters set fire to police union headquarters. …

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The Windows 10 user interface could be set for a major overhaul

Microsoft could be preparing to do a major overhaul of the Start menu and Action Center UI in Windows 10 according to a new code reference included in the preview builds of its operating system. As reported by Windows Latest, the software giant recently released Windows 10 Build 20197 for Windows Insider on the program’s Dev Channel. The lead program …

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